Saint-Jory-las-Bloux

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Saint-Jory-las-Bloux
Saint-Jory-las-Bloux village.JPG
Coat of arms of Saint-Jory-las-Bloux
Coat of arms
Saint-Jory-las-Bloux is located in France
Saint-Jory-las-Bloux
Saint-Jory-las-Bloux
Coordinates: 45°21′47″N 0°58′00″E / 45.3631°N 0.9667°E / 45.3631; 0.9667Coordinates: 45°21′47″N 0°58′00″E / 45.3631°N 0.9667°E / 45.3631; 0.9667
Country France
Region Aquitaine-Limousin-Poitou-Charentes
Department Dordogne
Arrondissement Périgueux
Canton Isle-Loue-Auvézère
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Rémi Bernier
Area1 16.94 km2 (6.54 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 252
 • Density 15/km2 (39/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 24429 / 24160
Elevation 123–242 m (404–794 ft)
(avg. 190 m or 620 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Saint-Jory-las-Bloux is a commune in the Dordogne department in Aquitaine in southwestern France.

Geography[edit]

The commune is situated on a promontory above the river Isle, on the border of Périgord Blanc and the Périgord Vert. It is a green area, with springs and limestone rocks.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 250 —    
1968 271 +8.4%
1975 229 −15.5%
1982 251 +9.6%
1990 241 −4.0%
1999 237 −1.7%
2008 252 +6.3%

Sights[edit]

  • A château built during the 16th and the 17th centuries.

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